Madeleine McCann suspect releases letter, drawing from jail

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Christian Brueckner, the prime suspect in the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann, has broken his silence from jail.

The convicted rapist and paedophile recently penned a letter titled the “press release of Mr Christian Brueckner” slamming the accusations against him and the prosecutors who have made them, German media Bilt reported.

The letter, dated May 8, was accompanied by a cartoon drawing poking fun of two prosecutors.

"Charging someone with a crime is one thing," he begins.

"It is something completely different, namely an unbelievable scandal, when a public prosecutor starts a public prejudicial campaign before proceedings are even opened.

Missing child Madeleine McCann smiles.
Madeleine McCann went missing when she was three. Source: Getty

"Freedom of expression is not a basic right so that everyone can say and write what they want. Freedom of expression does not protect the majority.

“It protects the minority. It does not protect the most logical, most convincing or most popular views, but rather the outsider position.

"I call on the Brunswick public prosecutors (Hans Christian) Wolters and (Ute) Lindemann to resign from their offices.

“Both are proving worldwide through my arbitrary condemnation in the past and through their scandalous pre-denial campaign in the present against me as an innocent person that they are not suitable for an office as a lawyer for the honest and trusting German people and you bring shame onto the judiciary,” he said.

The cartoon depicts a male and a female prosecutor looking at menus at a restaurant.

Brueckner pictured next to the handwritten letter.
The convicted rapist and paedophile recently penned a letter titled the “press release of Mr Christian Brueckner”. Source: AP/Bilt

The man has a speech bubble reading “I’ll take the filet forensics”.

The woman replies “Yummy, me too!”

Brueckner is in jail for the 2005 rape of an elderly woman in Praia da Luz, the Portuguese holiday town where Madeleine vanished 14 years ago.

Prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters named Brueckner as their sole suspect in the British girl’s disappearance last June.

The cartoon drawing poking fun of two prosecutors. Source: Bilt
The letter, dated on May 8, was accompanied by a cartoon drawing poking fun of two prosecutors. Source: Bilt

Psychic's bombshell claim about Madeleine

Earlier this month, a psychic who has found the bodies of several missing people claimed Madeleine is during just nine kilometres from where she vanished, The Mirror reported.

According to the publication, police are now investigating the claims of psychic Michael Schneider, who reportedly gave police the coordinates for where she is buried.

"I do not give out such information lightly and without constantly questioning myself because I am very well aware of the responsibility of what I do," he said.

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